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Technician - Planning

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: East Cowes, GB

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

With an agreed training program:

  • Aid in the development of new and existing Aerospace production processes, within the Composite manufacture and assembly areas.
  • To assist with the development of new, processes and techniques within a wide range of applications.
  • Help with the investigation and implementation of corrective actions using problem root cause analysis techniques.
  • Provide technical support to both internal and external customers.
  • Provide support to other Manufacturing Engineering disciplines as and when needed.

Job Responsibilities

Working alone and within a team to achieve delivery to time cost and quality.
Provide Development input to technical, commercial and contract reviews within the company and with customers.
Ensure that all project stakeholders have the right information at the right time, through pro-active communication.
Compile technical reports, spread sheets and presentations on completed tasks.
Identify training and development needs within the Operational departments are in line with customer demands to ensure current and future skill requirements are met and addressed through coaching, on the job training and making recommendations for formal training.
When required – Assist with the Supervision of a team of Operators, distributing tasks appropriately, communicating with the team.
Support Manufacturing continuous improvement plan and “Lean” initiative to develop improved operating processes and procedures.
Liaise with internal departments to ensure that the team is working to the correct specifications (e.g. Quality).
Liaising with customers at the working level in order to meet their requirements.
Managing workload of self to ensure tasks are completed to schedule.
Ensure compliance with all aspects of health and safety requirements are adhered to.

Job Qualifications

  • Understand / interpret and ratify Composite Operational process issues to permit conforming product to be manufactured.
  • Understand / interpret and ratify Assembly Operational process issues to permit conforming product to be manufactured.
  • Able to assist with the layup of composite components
  • Able to assist with the assembly of composite structures
  • Apply the Lean tools to problem solving
  • Report writing
  • Experience of quality management systems.
  • Experience of dealing with customers and suppliers.